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DTMR Rest Area Upgrades

Helping to combat driver fatigue Visitors to our country are rarely prepared for the vast distances and isolated stretches of road between towns that characterise travel in Australia. Our staff however, are all too familiar with vast outback skies and straight, mind-numbing roads which is why we have a Fatigue Management policy to ensure our […]

Building our Company Culture

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” Any business owner knows that company culture is important. A positive culture reduces employee turnover rates and can contribute to the operating profit of an organisation. However, culture (whether good or bad) is deeply ingrained and can be hard to shift. It is sometimes difficult for it to keep up […]

Staff Training

One of our priorities We were proud to reach the finals of the Queensland Training Awards this year, as it was recognition of our emphasis on staff training. At any one time, we have at least 95% of our workforce in some kind of training; whether that be: Apprenticeships Upskilling Self-driven study Site-specific inductions, or […]

Sovereign Hill

Tight time-frames, tight organisation The Sovereign Hill subdivision has been an exercise in planning and logistics. We had a14-week program to build a 70-lot subdivision—a tight timeframe in anyone’s estimation. However, the client walk-through took place yesterday, and all is going well for this job to be handed over on time. This can be put […]

Safety: Always a Priority

Any civil construction project requires a stringent focus on safety, and this is particularly the case on road and rail projects where work is often done in close proximity to live traffic and in the presence of overhead lines. The common practice is to have a spotter who watches the machine and alerts the operator […]

Our Rail Expertise

Joe Wagner Group is gaining a reputation for excellence in rail infrastructure maintenance. We are regularly contracted by Queensland Rail (QR) to deliver drainage and culvert replacements, and formation works. Our crews all hold Rail Industry Worker cards, and have SARC and WET certification which means they can work within the rail corridor and in […]

35 Years of Loyal Service

Jeff Wirth is one of our industry’s gentlemen. He is a quiet achiever and our operator of choice for any job that requires efficient, detailed and timely work done. With a combination of 35-years’ experience and considerable finesse, his skills as an operator are unparalleled. Joe Wagner hired Jeff a couple of months after Joe […]

Our Reach

Australia is a big country with large distances. Although we are a regional business, thanks to our extensive fleet and dedicated staff, we have had the opportunity to service much of Queensland and extend our reach into NSW. Here is where we have worked in the past few months. jwg-icon Emerald QR Culvert Replacements jwg-icon […]

Underwater Habitats

From the Atlantis of Greek myth to the imaginations of Hollywood with the recent Aquaman movie, we have always been fascinated by stories of underwater civilizations. Architects and designers are now turning their focus towards the oceans as an option for living space for the earth’s growing population. Would you be willing to take up […]

High-tech Construction

If you ever talk to our machine-control technician Kobus, you will discover how passionate he is about GPS technology and its ability to save time and costs. We are currently utilising our GPS machine control systems in several ways on the QAS Drayton project for QBuild to provide greater efficiency and accuracy. Here are some […]

Training the next Generation

It is no accident that we have such a strong team of multi-skilled operators. We support our staff to gain as much training as possible as this gives us greater flexibility; allowing us to schedule for multiple concurrent jobs and to mobilise quickly when necessary. We currently have 25% of our staff working towards an […]